Summer Camp for Thai Students Start Date : March 16, 2009 Duration: 90 Days End Date : June 15, 2009
Subjects Covered • Foundation Course English • Foundation Course Maths • Foundation Course Information Technology • Intensive course in any two of the above
Detailed Program • The program is designed to be completed in 8 weeks. Students will be given a comprehensive knowledge in spoken English, English Grammer, Group Discussions with fellow English speaking student of NMS in interesting topic such as current affairs, sports, movies etc. • Students will also be given a vast foundation course of mathematical skills along with various quiz, worksheets etc. • In Information Technology, student will be introduced to a range of knowledge and skills that students in India learn till age 18 in schools. • And any two of these the students can take a accelerated program based on their interest and performance.
Week Day Schedule • 5 Hours study in a day • 1 Hour Supervised Games • 5 days in week • Study Material will be provided by NMS.
Additional Activities inclusive in the camp • WORKSHOP ON BLUE POTTERY • WORKSHOP ON BANDHANI (TYE & DYE) • WORKSHOP ON ‘LAC’ JEWELLERY • WORKSHOP ON RAJASTHANI FOLK MUSIC • WORKSHOP ON RAJASTHANI FOLK DANCE WITH BONFIRE • SAFA (TURBAN) TYING WORKSHOP • RANGOLI MAKING WORKSHOP • YOGA SESSION (Can be done every alternate day) • HANDMADE PAPER FACTORY VISIT • WORKSHOP ON INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE • WORKSHOP ON INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC • WORKSHOP ON MEHENDI & TATOO • WORKSHOP ON INDIAN DRUM • WORKSHOP ON PUPPET MAKING OR PUPPET SHOW • INDIAN COOKING • CHOCALATE MAKING • SCULPTURE MAKING • KITE FLYING • ELEPHANT SAFARI IN NAHARGARH
Community service activities with Nischay • Brief on the special features of computers ( paint, accessories, use of calculator, excel,word, games etc) • Teaching english poems and rhymes to younger girls • Decorating the walls of Nischay • Teach them some new form of Western Tattoo making/Sculpture/Paper craft, painting • A fair/fete to display articles from your country. • Football match with nischay girls
Sports • Cricket • Football • Swimming • Table Tennis • Lawn Tennis • Badminton • Basket Ball • Golf • Horse Riding • Skating Coaching available for all the sports. Students would be required to bring their own kit.
Excursions inclusive in the camp • Jaipur City Tour • Agra • Udaipur • Ranthambore • Pushkar • Jodhpur • Jaisalmer
JAIPUR The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. Built in 1727 A.D. by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony and architectural splendor. The ancient heart of the Pink City still beats in its fairy-tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and broad avenues that dot the entire city. The only planned city of its time, Jaipur is encircled by a formidable wall.
Attractions of Jaipur • Hawamahal - Palace of Winds Built in 1799 AD is the most recognizing monuments of Jaipur. It’s a semi-octagonal monument having 152 windows with overhanging latticed balconies. • Jantar Mantar -18th Century Astronomical Observatory The huge masonry instruments were used to study the movement of constellations and stars in the sky. HAWAMAHAL – PALACE OF WINDS OBSERVATORY - JANTAR MANTAR
Attractions of Jaipur • Amber Fort High on the rugged hills outside of town sits ancient forts, including Amber (often called the Amber Fort), where the Jaipur royal house held court for seven centuries. Visitors ridding painted elephants can ascend to the fort to see magnificent gateways, courtyards, pavalions, and a glittering chamber of inlaid mirrors • Elephant Safari Ascend the hill to Amber fort on the back of Elephant. AMBER FORT AMBER FORT ELEPHANT SAFARI
Attractions of Jaipur • Jaigarh Fort is yet another example of medieval architecture in Rajasthan. Built atop a hill, the Jaigarh fort gives a magnificent view of Jaipur city • Nahargarh Fort Situated on the rugged ridge of Aravali Hills, Nahargarh Fort is situated to the north of Jaipur. Built in 1734 by Sawai Jai Singh II, it was extended in 1868. The fort is also known as Tiger Fort and was built to further enforce the defense of Amber. JAIGARH FORT NAHARGARH FORT
Attractions of Jaipur • City Palace The palace complex is a blend of Rajput anmd Mughal architecture. • City Palace Museum Displays a large variety of items collected by the royal house like dresses, arms, jewellery, paintings, carpets etc CITY PALACE
Attractions of Jaipur • Central Museum situated in Ram Niwas Garden and it houses a large collection archeological and hadicraft pieces. • Jal Mahal a small palace set in the middle of Man Sagar Lake . A paved couseway leads upto the beautiful palace. • Brila Temple Well known for the intricate carving on the white marble. CENTRAL MUSEUM JAL MAHAL BIRLA TEMPLE
Agra • Taj Mahal– An extravagant marble monument of love. Taj Mahal is generally considered the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines elements of Persian, Turkish, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles. • Red Fort – Built in sandstone by the Moghul Emperor Akbar • Moti Masjid – The beautiful pearl mosque. TAJ MAHAL RED FORT
Agra Continues… • Fatehpur Sikri (The city of Victory), preserved walled imperial city. Fatehpur Sikri is one of the finest examples of Mughal architectural splendor at its height. The sunset over the ruins is sight to cherish. FATEHPUR SIKRI BULAND DARWAZA
Udaipur Surrounded by the ancient Aravali Mountains and set on the edge of three lakes, is a brilliant kaleidoscope of narrow lanes flanked by bright stalls, gardens, lakes, palaces and temples. 'Udaipur', known as the lovely lakeside capital of Mewar. LAKE PALACE FATEH PRAKASH PALACE
Udaipur continues… The City Palace A majestic architectural marvel towering over the lake on a hill surrounded by crenellated walls, it is a conglomeration of courtyards, pavilions, terraces, corridors, rooms and hanging gardens. Crystal Gallery in the Fateh Prakash Palace houses breath taking collection of crystals. The Vintage Car CollectionThe collection comprises a variety of classic & interestingly rare transportation vehicles; some stately & vintage like Cadallas, Chevrolet, Morais etc., while the others are sleek & fast .
Udaipur continues… • Sajjan garh - The Monsson Palace- Sajjangarh Wildlife Sanctuary is situated 5kms in the West of tourist city Udaipur, which surrounds the Sajjangarh Palace overlooking Udaipur City. • Ghanghaur Ghat -This is a very congenial old building built right on the waterfront of Lake Pichola at Gangori Ghat. Amir Chand Badwa, the Prime Minister of Mewar built it in the eighteenth century. • Shilp Gram - The Craft Village living ethnographic museum depicting the enormous diversities in craft, art & culture Shilpgram comprises 26 huts set in 70 acres of natural surroundings at the foot of the Aravali Hills. SAJJAN GARH GHANGHAUR GHAT SHILP GRAM
Udaipur continues… • The Sahelion - ki - Bari This small ornamental garden was a popular relaxing spot where royal ladies came for a stroll and hence the name. The garden has many fountains in its four delightful pools, chiselled kiosks and marble elephants. SAHELION KI BARI • Moti Magri -Maharana Pratrap Memorial - An impressive bronze statue of Maharana Pratap and his favorite and loyal horse, who was fiercely protective about his master and stood by him till his last breath, stands at the top of Moti Magri (Pearl Mount) overlooking Fateh Sagar. MAHARANA PRATAP
Puskar Situated on the fringe of the desert and surrounded by hills on three sides, Pushkar is a laid back town. A very important pilgrimage spot for Hindus, Pushkar is famous for its lake. It is believed that Lord Brahma set out on a quest for a tranquil spot to perfom a yagna (ceremonial sacrifice) when a lotus fell from his hand. • Brahma Templebuilt in the 14th century standing on a high platform near Pushkar Lake. This is the only temple in the world where Lord Brahma - Creator of the Universe, is worshipped • Camel Safari PUSHKAR LAKE BRAHMA TEMPLE
RANTHAMBORE • Ranthambore National Park is in Sawai Madhopur District of Rajasthan state. Located at the junction of the Aravalli and Vindhya hill range, this is one of the finest places to view animals, especially as they are used to being stared at here. The park covers an area of Approximately 400 sq Km and if combined it with the area of Sawai Man Singh sanctuary area, it is around 500 Sq km. • Ranthambore national park was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1957 and in 1974 it gained the protection of "Project Tiger". It got it's status of a National Park in 1981.
RANTHAMBORE • Safari Morning and Evening • Visit to Fort & Temple The soaring Serpent eagles, vultures and other birds can be seen at eye level. Many animals can also be seen along the edges of all the water bodies, which are all visible from here. The fort itself also offers many interesting architectural and historical sights worth viewing and photographing.
Jaisalmer This desert fortress is one of Rajasthan's most exotic and unusual towns.An important ancient trading centre because of its strategic location on the camel trade routes, is often described as the 'golden city'. The havelis, built by merchants of the 19th century, are exquisitely carved from golden - yellow sandstone and are still in a beautiful condition.
Jaisalmer Continues… • Jaisalmer Fort The Jaisalmer fort was built on the triangular shaped Trikuta hill, 76 m above the town in the 17th century. It is enclosed by a 9m wall with 99 bastions. Within this Rajput fort is a series of palaces, the product of successive generations of rulers. • Nathmal Ki Haveli Two architect brothers built it in the 19th century. Interestingly, while one concentrated on the right, the other concentrated on the left and the result is a symphony epitomising the side by side symmetry during construction JAISALMER FORT NATHMAL KI HAVELI
Jaisalmer Continues… • Patwon-Ji-Ki-Haveli This is one of the largest and most elaborate Haveli in Jaisalmer and stands in a narrow lane. It is five storey high and is extensively carved. There are remnants of paintings on some of the inside walls as well as some mirror work. • Tazia Tower The delicate pagoda like Tazia Tower rises from Badal Mahal (Cloud Palace). Rising in its five-tiered splendour, with each storey graced by a delicately carved balcony, the tower is of historical significance. Muslim craftsmen built it in the shape of a Tazia and gifted it to their royal patron PATWAON KI HAVELI TAZIA TOWER
Jodhpur The home of Rathores, Marwar of Marudesh was conquered by them after the fall of Delhi and Kannauj. Rao Jadha founded Jodhpur in 1459 A.D. The old city is fortified, and the wall surrounding it is nearly 10 kms long, with eight gates facing in various directions. The city is situated at the foot of a hillock. Crowning it is the imposing Mehrangarh fort. A spectacular view of the city can be obtained from the battlements of the fort. Jodhpur boasts of a rich heritage and culture, and has a flourishing handicraft industry.
Jodhpur Continues… • Mehrangarh Fortis a magnificent structur built in 1459 A.D. It is a standing sentinel to he grandeur of the post, and houses a palace intricately adorned with long carved panels and latticed windows exquisitely wrought from red sandstone. • Umaid Bhawan Palace– Built by Maharaja Umaid Singh, this exquisite palace is also known as Chittar Palace as local Chittar stone is used in its construction. The only palace to be constructed in 20th century. It is a splendid example of Indo-colonial style of 30s. There is an excellent museum housing models of aeroplanes, weapons, antique clocks and bob watches, priceless crockery and hunting trophies
Jodhpur Continues… • Mandore Garden–The ancient capital of Marwar, Jodhpur. The extensive gardens with high rock terraces, the ‘Hall of Heroes’, which houses sixteen gigantic figures, chiseled out of one single rock and the nearby cenotaphs make it a popular picnic place. • Osian -The ancient town of Thar desert, an archaeologists’ delight, surrounded by golden sand dunes, it has sixteen Brahamanical and Join Temples, beautifully sculpted and designed. Most of them have withstood the ravages of time. Sachchiya Mata and Mahavir Join temples are the largest among the surviving temples.